Holiday Hoops

American Family Insurance to sponsor “Shoot Sixty Seconds for your School” at Holiday Hoops

Agents of American Family Insurance will once again sponsor the “Shoot Sixty Seconds for Your School” at each half-time of Holiday Hoops games. Individuals will be pre-selected by each team and allowed to shoot free throws for 60 seconds in pursuit of cash prizes for their high school athletic departments. The winner at the conclusion […]

Senator Denny Hoskins

Senator Denny Hoskins files legislation ensuring insurance coverage for children with developmental disabilities

Missouri State Sen. Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg, pre-filed legislation to help all children with developmental disabilities get medically necessary therapies. Senate Bill 45 would require insurance companies to cover therapies like physical, occupational, speech and Applied Behavior Analysis for children with Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Fragile X and many other disabilities. Since 2010, Missouri has required insurance to […]

Recycle

North Missouri Solid Waste Management planner addresses Trenton City Council’s vote against recycling

North Missouri Solid Waste Management District Region B Planner Ann Hamilton has written a letter urging the Trenton City Council to reconsider its recent decision concerning the city’s curbside recycling program. The city council last week voted six to one against continuing curbside recycling. Hamilton says Hope Haven Industries provided the Solid Waste Management District […]

Christopher Small

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri announces new Executive Director

The Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri announces a new executive director, Dr. Christopher A. Small who recently began with the agency. Many from north central Missouri know the organization as Green Hill Community Action Agency. Several years ago the agency began doing business under the name of Community Action Agency of North Central […]

Waste Corporation of Missouri (WCA)

City council chooses new trash service provider for Trenton residents

It took three attempts Monday night before the city council decided on a company for residential trash pickup which results in a change from the current provider. The city council, on a single vote, decided to discontinue the recycling program in which households are currently charged a fee every month. Submitting bids for a five-year […]

City of Trenton Website

Trash bids and recycling top tonight’s meeting of Trenton City Council

The city of Trenton received three bids for residential trash pickup and curbside recycling for the next five year period, beginning in January. Tabulations of the bids were included in the packet provided last week for city councilmen to study with a copy also made available for the news media. The council agenda for a […]

MIssouri State Board of Education

Audio: Finalists to interview today for Missouri Education Commissioner’s job

Finalists are being interviewed today for a top Missouri education spot. Alisa Nelson with Missourinet files this report.     The Missouri Board of Education is interviewing the four finalists today for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education commissioner job. The identities of the candidates are unknown. In September, the board launched its search […]

Pheasants and Quail Forever

Pheasants and Quail Forever encouraging farmers and ranchers to consider pollinator habitat

With a November 16 deadline approaching, Pheasants and Quail Forever is encouraging farmers and ranchers to consider utilizing a federal program that provides financial and technical assistance to establish habitat that benefits Monarch butterflies and other wildlife. Jake Swafford, Coordinating Wildlife Biologist, said the Monarch Initiative administered by the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) […]